April 07, 2016


when you don't have something to write about...don't write anything at all.

kind of like when you don't have something nice to say.

except my situation is the prior.

or maybe it's less that i don't have a story to tell. more just every day life has been happening.

i mean...we definitely have things going on, such as -

+ as previously stated last week - i've been keeping busy helping clients with their business branding needs. super jazzed about that.

+ one of my besties is quite literally three days overdue. a gal who wasn't sure she ever wanted kids is now super jazzed to be welcoming her own. we're on baby watch 2016, people. she doesn't know the sex. let me officially proclaim i think it's a girl. i'll report back. for the past year or so my gender guessing has been on point.

+ kaye is cruising all over the place on her new-to-her bike. as in...the day she got the bike she rode it for over an hour and a half. just around and around in a circle. she's in love.

speaking of kaye...

+ this girl. kaye. what am i even going to do with her? granted, it didn't help that i piled a bunch of pillows between the bed and the chair and told her there were alligators on the carpet. but...she's fearless and i adore that about her.

+ i bought a water table. if you would have asked me if i thought a water table was a good idea a few years a go i would have said, that's the most ridiculous toy i've ever seen. ummm...i'm eating my words. it's actually freaking rad...except for the fact that when i went to put it together the holes weren't pre-drilled. what?! so i'm waiting on my farmer to bring a bit over so we can get the legs secured. in the meantime...it's a hit.

+ sawyer will be 1.5 years old this month! she's definitely hitting that treasured time in a toddlers life when they turn into completely - oh what's the word - intolerable beings. she whines all the time. she's a cling-master 5000. i know it will get better when she starts talking. just like it got better when kaye started talking. but in the meantime...the constant crying is killing me.

+ our trees are blooming. when farmer and i built our house on the hill four years ago it had zero landscaping. it still has close to no landscaping, but we do have some trees and they've started to bloom. i'm in love. the girls and i are going to go to town and pick up some flowers for the porch today and then try to keep them alive for a few weeks. wish us luck.

+ my farmer has been so so very busy. early mornings. late nights. we've been popping up around the farm to "help" him. these girls...huge help.

+ and lastly...my gals and i have been keeping our friday donut dates. first we snag lunch. then we snag a donut. then we hit gymnastics. it's basically the perfect day. these two really are the most perfect lunch dates.


  1. My god daughter has a water table and she loves it!! How could it not have holes!!! Even Ikea gives you the hole spaces!! What fun photos of your family! My favorite thing to when I waas little was jump around and not touch the floor! It's like a rite of passage I think!! =P Ooo Friday donut dates sound amazing!!! =)

    Have a lovely rest of your week!! Melanie | Blog: Toots + Dill

  2. Your girls are adorable! We actually have the same water table & if i remember correctly, I think you can just screw into the plastic without a pilot hole? As long as the screws they gave you have a sharp end...good luck!

  3. Those blooms are lovely. And so are your little ladies :)

  4. Donut Dates?? Those sound like the most wonderful thing on the planet!!!

  5. That last picture? Sawyer's face? I die. Can I tag along on some donut dates too? Sounds like fun! Also, your deck view is insane. So gorgeous. And finally - I can't WAIT to see if your gender predictions are right for this bump. So far, it's 50/50 with people making guesses, so I am so confused at this point, I don't know what I am currently incubating!

  6. I've been seeing so many water tables all over my Facebook and instagram feed! Everyone's kids seem to love them so I'm sure we'll have one in our future!

  7. I love those jumping pictures! She looks pretty darn fearless if you ask me.

  8. Love seeing your two girls together! It makes me so excited for future outings of my own :)

    And yeah- the whining kills my soul. Its the worst.

  9. Whining. I understand.

  10. Whining. I understand.

  11. I love love love the jumping! I hope she never looses that trait. For your sake maybe it tames down in a bit in the college years, but still an awesome characteristic.

  12. My 1.5 year old is a stage 5 clinger as well, and as much as I tell myself to just enjoy these moments, they are killing me too at times.

    And yes, who knew a table filled with water would be so damn entertaining? My 5 year old can even still play with it.

  13. Kaye's flying photos are everything 🙌🏼. Fearless! Lol

  14. The picture of them both with their donuts. Wide eyed. Its too adorable.

  15. The picture of the girls with the donuts...precious! Fearless girls....love them! My 2nd didn't talk forever and I really wished I had taught him some sign language or something.


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